United African Organization is a dynamic coalition of African community-based organizations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation, and empowerment of African immigrants and refugees in Illinois.

Programs

United African Organization offers a broad range of programs designed to empower and meet the growing needs of the African immigrant and refugee community in Illinois. Below are some highlights.

Our Goals

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Build Leadership and Organizational Capacity of the Community

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Advance Public Policies to Increase Opportunities and Support for Immigrant and Refugee Integration

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Ensure That African Immigrants and Refugees Have an Active Role in Multiple Civic Arenas

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Promote Community Development and Access to Social Services

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Serve as a Viable Model of African Unity and Action

Black immigrants are 6 times more likely to be locked in solitary confinement while in detention.
It’s time we roll back harmful immigration laws that harm families and destabilize communities. #ProtectBlackMigrants #UntilWeAreFree #Abolition

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